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Del Mar California Hotels & Motels

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The Del Mar center point is about 1 mile southwest of San Diego Polo Club and 1 mile east of Del Mar Race Track.

Welcome to Del Mar, a seaside paradise just 30 minutes north of Downtown San Diego. Whether you're looking for an upscale accommodation near the water or a budget-friendly option close to San Diego, Del Mar offers a variety of hotel options to meet your needs. More from this guide...

Del Mar Hotels & Accommodations

Hilton San Diego Del Mar - Del Mar
+1-888-389-4121
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
  • High-end Beach property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
  • Management is acceptable
  • Every guests reviewed liked the proximity to sightseeing
From$125
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Winners Circle Resort by VRI Americas in Solana Beach
+1-888-675-2083
550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~1.34 miles west of Del Mar
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • Fantastic service
From$160
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
L'Auberge Del Mar in Del Mar
+1-800-716-8490
1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
  • Luxurious 5 Star Beach hotel
  • 120 rooms in property
  • Private balcony
  • Most guests said rooms were small
From$269
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Del Mar Beach Hotel in Del Mar
+1-800-805-5223
1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Delicious food
  • Thin walls
From$139
Average 3.5 /5 Read Reviews Call BookMore Details
BW Premier Hotel Del Mar in Del Mar
+1-888-965-1860
720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
  • Mid-scale Resort property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
  • Comfortable beds
  • Rooms in need of an update
From$99
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Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, an IHG Hotel in Del Mar
+1-888-788-5576
710 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
  • High-end Beach property
  • Fitness center on property
From$199
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar / Solana Beach
+1-888-897-9207
717 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~2.07 miles west of Del Mar
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$149
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Morgan Run Club & Resort : 5690 Cancha De Golf
+1-888-311-4278
5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091 ~2.09 miles northeast of Del Mar
  • 3 star Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms
  • AC needs updating
  • Kitchenette needs more attention
From$55
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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-469-4795
621 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~2.11 miles west of Del Mar
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • 2 meeting rooms in property
From$88
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
San Diego Marriott Del Mar
+1-888-734-9421
11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~2.47 miles south of Del Mar
  • 4 star Highway hotel
  • 284 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$149
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DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego - Del Mar - San Diego
+1-888-841-5292
11915 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 Website ~2.48 miles south of Del Mar
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 12 suites in property
From$129
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Residence Inn San Diego Del Mar
+1-888-455-5160
3525 Valley Centre Dr., San Diego, CA 92130 ~2.49 miles south of Del Mar
  • Midscale hotel
  • 6 floors in hotel
From$90
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Hampton Inn San Diego Del Mar
+1-888-965-8297
11920 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~2.53 miles south of Del Mar
  • Low-priced Suburban property
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
From$126
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Fairmont Grand Del Mar in San Diego
+1-888-906-6358
5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 ~3.17 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • Luxury Five Star Resort hotel
  • 249 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$275
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Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
+1-888-749-6785
5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 ~3.28 miles east of Del Mar
  • Luxury 5 star hotel
  • Hotel has 49 rooms
From$250
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Inn at Rancho Santa Fe : 5951 Linea Del Cielo
+1-888-878-9982
5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 ~3.77 miles northeast of Del Mar
  • Four star Resort hotel
  • 5 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Very quiet
  • Almost all guests said the beds were comfortable
From$156
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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego / Del Mar Ca in San Diego
+1-888-389-4485
3939 Ocean Bluff Ave., San Diego, CA 92130 ~3.79 miles south of Del Mar
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Hotel has 80 rooms
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Great meeting room space
From$149
Very Good 4.5 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Del Mar - San Diego
+1-888-389-4121
11025 Vista Sorrento Pkwy., San Diego, CA 92130 ~3.82 miles south of Del Mar
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 120 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Excellent value
  • Bathroom could be optimized
From$80
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Cardiff by The Sea Lodge - San Diego
+1-888-675-2083
142 Chesterfield Dr., San Diego, CA 92007 ~4.17 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check in time: 15:00
From$90
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Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area in Encinitas
+1-800-716-8490
1661 Villa Cardiff Dr., Encinitas, CA 92007 ~4.41 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast available
From$30
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The Lodge at Torrey Pines
+1-800-805-5223
11480 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037 ~4.67 miles south of Del Mar
  • Luxurious Five Star Resort hotel
  • 5 floors in property
From$295
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Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
+1-888-965-1860
10950 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037 ~4.83 miles south of Del Mar
  • 4 star hotel
  • 394 rooms in hotel
  • Exceptional bathroom
  • Breakfast prices were ok, according to 67%
From$75
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Twelve Senses Retreat - Encinitas
+1-888-788-5576
1004 Nardo Rd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~5.26 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • 3 star hotel
From$90
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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Sorrento Mesa/Sorrento Valley
+1-888-897-9207
5995 Pacific Mesa Court, San Diego, CA 92121 ~5.60 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Great front desk people
  • Excellent location
From$80
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Hyatt House San Diego / Sorrento Mesa
+1-888-311-4278
10044 Pacific Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~5.64 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
From$103
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Country Inn & Suites San Diego North
+1-888-469-4795
5975 Lusk Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~5.70 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$79
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Extended Stay America San Diego - Sorrento Mesa - San Diego
+1-888-734-9421
9880 Pacific Heights Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~5.74 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$93
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Sorrento Valley, an
+1-888-841-5292
5925 Lusk Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~5.74 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
  • Great desserts & fruits
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
From$142
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Sonesta ES Suites San Diego - Sorrento Mesa
+1-888-455-5160
6639 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~5.80 miles southeast of Del Mar
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 131 rooms
  • Vibe was good
  • Modern Hotel
From$89
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa - La Jolla
+1-888-965-8297
9700 North Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA 92037 ~6.05 miles south of Del Mar
  • High-end Resort hotel
  • Check in: 4pm
From$189
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Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach - Encinitas
+1-888-906-6358
133 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~6.07 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • Economical Beach property
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Professional service
  • AC needs updating
From$69
Poor 2.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas
+1-888-749-6785
85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~6.20 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast available
From$105
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Oakwood at Regents La Jolla : 9253 Regents Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
9253 Regents Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037 ~6.80 miles south of Del Mar
  • Three Star property
  • Hotel has 574 rooms
From$90
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Brisa Pacifica Hotel Encinitas
+1-888-389-4485
410 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~6.89 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • Economical hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
From$50
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Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla : 4550 La Jolla Village Dr.
+1-888-389-4121
4550 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego, CA 92122 ~6.91 miles south of Del Mar
  • High end Downtown property
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
From$99
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San Diego Marriott La Jolla
+1-888-675-2083
4240 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037 Website ~6.92 miles south of Del Mar
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Room is all right
  • Good accessibility by car
From$95
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Hyatt Regency La Jolla - La Jolla
+1-800-716-8490
3777 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037 ~6.96 miles south of Del Mar
  • Four-star Beach property
  • 25 suites in property
  • Clean bright pleasing property and surroundings
  • Good cleanliness
From$109
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Sheraton La Jolla Hotel : 3299 Holiday Court
+1-800-805-5223
3299 Holiday Court, La Jolla, CA 92037 ~6.99 miles south of Del Mar
  • 4 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 8 suites
  • Could be quieter
  • Pond was amazing
From$94
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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
+1-888-965-1860
8901 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037 ~7.04 miles south of Del Mar
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • For only 58%, the noise level was all right
  • Pool is small
From$186
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Sunshine Suites at the Crossroads
+1-888-788-5576
9085 Judicial Dr., San Diego, CA 92122 ~7.12 miles south of Del Mar
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 6 floors in property
From$149
Average 3.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland : 607 Leucadia Blv
+1-888-897-9207
607 Leucadia Blv, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~7.15 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • 101 rooms in property
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • Comfortable beds
From$58
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Execustay at Towers at Costa Verde in San Diego
+1-888-311-4278
8775 Costa Verde Blvd., San Diego, CA 92122 ~7.15 miles south of Del Mar
  • Three Star property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$90
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Oakwood at Casa Mira View
+1-888-469-4795
11195 Westview Pkwy., San Diego, CA 92126 ~7.64 miles east of Del Mar
  • Midscale property
  • Shuttle from airport available
From$90
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La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego - Miramar in San Diego
+1-888-734-9421
10185 Paseo Montril, San Diego, CA 92129 ~7.74 miles east of Del Mar
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 6 suites
  • Great reception
  • Most guests said rooms were big enough
From$59
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Diego-Scripps Poway : 12032 Scripps Highlands Dr.
+1-888-841-5292
12032 Scripps Highlands Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 ~7.79 miles east of Del Mar
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Average comfort
  • Easy access to the freeway
From$129
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Oakwood at E Reserve at 4s Ranch in San Diego
+1-888-455-5160
10411 Reserve Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 ~7.79 miles east of Del Mar
  • Three Star hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$90
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Residence Inn San Diego Rancho Bernardo/Scripps Poway : 12011 Scripps Highland Dr.
+1-888-965-8297
12011 Scripps Highland Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 ~7.92 miles east of Del Mar
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 4:00 pm
  • Well-located with warm service
  • Friendly service
From$139
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Rodeway Inn Encinitas North
+1-888-906-6358
1444 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~8.03 miles northwest of Del Mar
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
From$60
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Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Central
+1-888-749-6785
9880 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92131 ~8.05 miles east of Del Mar
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 132 rooms in hotel
From$99
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Comfort Inn & Suites Old Town : 9888 Mira Mesa Blvd.
+1-888-878-9982
9888 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92117 ~8.07 miles east of Del Mar
  • Three Star Airport property
  • 3 suites in hotel
From$90
Average 3.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details

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Bar Chart: Upcoming 20 Days of Del Mar Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Del Mar, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Del Mar hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Due to its location on the Pacific Ocean, Del Mar takes its name from the Spanish phrase “by the sea.” When the first California Southern Railroad was built in 1882 connecting San Diego and San Bernardino the contractor and engineer who worked on the project, Theodore M. Loop, built a home in the area he described as “the most attractive place on the entire coast.” He then constructed a tent city on what is now Torrey Pines State Beach, and his wife referred to it as “Del Mar.” The beauty and potential of the area continued to captivate visitors, which led to the town's official founding in 1885.

Today, despite being overshadowed by San Diego, Del Mar is home to numerous beach parks, a race track, spas, entertainment venues, and other points of interest that make it a popular destination in its own right. Whatever your reason for visiting Del Mar, California, it's important that you locate the right hotel that allows you to experience everything this picturesque city has to offer.

Best Time to Visit Del Mar, CA

Being a seaside city, it's no surprise that Del Mar's peak tourist season is summer. Not only will you find more crowds on the beaches as Del Mar accommodates San Diego's tourist overflow, but you'll also encounter more local families lining up at major attractions. In addition, hotel rates skyrocket, making it difficult to find deals unless you book a room several weeks or months in advance. Still, you can't beat a summer vacation in Del Mar with its water sports and other outdoor recreational activities.

September through November are great months to visit Del Mar because the tourist season has tapered off, leaving hotels to offer reduced rates. Temperatures continue to hover in the 70s, with lows only hitting the mid-50s in November, so it's still a good season to enjoy the beaches. You'll also have access to nearby fall events, including the Old Town San Diego Art Festival, Dixieland Jazz Fest, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, KAABOO Del Mar, and the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Winter is San Diego County's rainy season, but despite that fact, there are still plenty of sunny days to be had. Low temperatures dip to around 48 degrees with highs staying in the mid-60s, making Del Mar a coveted place for a winter getaway. While there won't be as many beachgoers, winter is whale migration season, so be sure to reserve a spot on a tour boat to catch a glimpse of the city's marine residents.

Spring is another great time to visit Southern California. Temperatures gradually warm up to the high-60s, encouraging more water activity. With the local children still in school and peak tourist season still around the corner, visitors have free reign over the city. Just keep in mind that more tourists start to arrive in May when temperatures near the 70-degree mark. Popular springtime events include Carnival, San Diego Earth Fair, and Fiesta Cinco de Mayo.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Del Mar, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Del Mar

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Del Mar, CA. Analyze these illustrations to determine the most cost effective dates to make a reservation in Del Mar for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Del Mar, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $186.98

Set on 5.2 acres of landscaped grounds, L'Auberge Del Mar is a high-end resort situated across from the Del Mar Plaza's upscale shopping mall. Guest rooms are elegantly decorated with designer furnishing and tropical décor. All feature flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi access, while upgraded rooms add fireplaces. Suites feature fireplaces and multiple balconies. The property features cabana dining, a casual bar, a fire pit, two outdoor pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, and a spa.

The Mediterranean-inspired Fairmont Grand Del Mar is situated within the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve 5.3 miles from Torrey Pines State Beach. This posh resort offers guest rooms with mini bars, flat-screen TVs, terraces or balconies, and marble bathrooms with soaking tubs. Private villas are also available. Guests can take advantage of the four heated pools, on-site fitness center, a spa, tennis courts, an equestrian center, and a golf course. There's even a nightclub, multiple dining options, and free transportation services.

Winners Circle Resort is a classic resort a mile from the beach. The hotel offers warm guest studios with private patios or balconies, cable TV and DVD players, free Wi-Fi, and kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Upgraded suites add full kitchens and whirlpool tubs. The property features an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a clubhouse, barbecue grills, multiple dining options, a tennis club, a game room, a fitness center, guest laundry facilities, and free parking.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Del Mar

Affordable Hotel Options in Del Mar, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $138.89

Finding an affordable hotel in Del Mar can be tough, but you just need to know where to look. Hampton Inn San Diego/Del Mar is a two-star property located nine minutes from the beach and within walking distance of a shopping center. The contemporary guest rooms offer custom-designed beds, free Wi-Fi internet access, work desks, lap desks, coffee makers, mini fridges, microwaves, and flat-screen TVs with high-definition channels. Guests can enjoy a free hot breakfast, weekday breakfast bags to go, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a business center, a meeting room, and free parking.

Del Mar Inn Hotel is a hospitable waterfront accommodation providing easy access to both the Del Mar Fairgrounds and the Del Mar Racetrack. This charming boutique hotel offers beautifully renovated guest rooms with contemporary coastal décor, balconies with ocean or garden views, bathrobes, 42-inch flat-screen high-definition TVs, irons and ironing boards, available microwaves and mini fridges, work desks, designer bathroom amenities, and gourmet coffee and herbal tea. The hotel also offers waterfront dining, a concierge, an arcade, a heated outdoor pool with whirlpool, dry cleaning services, a fitness center, and large-vehicle parking.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Del Mar

2 Star Average Prices: $79.23

2 Star Hotel Prices in Del Mar

Best Discounts in Del Mar, CA

If you plan your trip ahead of time, you can save even more money on your trip to Del Mar by taking advantage of discounts. Most area hotels, including the upscale Hilton San Diego/Del Mar extend special rates to seniors, AARP members, AAA members, military personnel, and government employees. Simply select the appropriate rate when booking and provide proof of eligibility at check-in to save as much as 20 percent off the cost of your stay.

In addition to discounted rates, many Del Mar hotels offer special packages that can help you enjoy your getaway even more. Del Mar Inn Hotel offers both a bed & breakfast and romantic getaway package, throwing in extra perks like breakfast for two in the hotel café and a late checkout. Specials vary by hotel and tend to change with the seasons, so keep an eye on your favorite properties to see what options are available.

Best Value Options in Del Mar, CA

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar is a refined option 8 miles from La Jolla Cove and just 4.6 miles from the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. The hotel offers warm, inviting guest rooms with custom-designed beds, flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, work desks, ergonomic chairs, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, mini fridges, and Keurig coffee makers. Some rooms add balconies, while suites feature separate living spaces. A hot breakfast is free, and there's an on-site bistro, deli, lounge, convenience store, spa, fitness center, and outdoor pool.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Solana Beach-Del Mar offers quiet relaxation 13 miles from LEGOLAND California Resort. Guest rooms are subdued with flat-screen TVs, work desks, free Wi-Fi, high-pressure shower heads, microwaves, mini fridges, and coffee makers. Suites add additional space, whirlpool tubs, and sleeper sofas. Enjoy a free buffet breakfast, an on-site fitness center, business center, meeting room, hot tub, outdoor pool, and free parking.

Best Parks in Del Mar, CA

If you're visiting Del Mar, you're going to explore the outdoors. Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a must-see as Del Mar is one of the few locations in which the elusive Torrey pine tree grows. Enjoy meandering trails, guided walks, a visitor center, and a museum shop before heading back to your hotel.

Known as “Dog Beach” to many locals, North Beach is a half-mile stretch of dog-friendly beach bordering Solana Beach. Del Mar prides itself on being a dog-friendly city, so don't be afraid to travel with your canine companion.

Both Seagrove and Powerhouse Parks are seaside locations providing great spots for a picnic. Powerhouse Park, in particular, is very kid-friendly, offering a children's playground suitable for young tots.

While technically not a park, the Del Mar Fairgrounds always have something exciting happening. The San Diego County Fair is a big draw, as are the facility's many horse shows and festivals. In Del Mar, there's always something happening at the fairgrounds.

Exploring Del Mar is a tall order, but no matter what's on your list of must-sees, you'll find a picturesque, charming seaside city eager to please. Regardless of your hotel preferences, you can find the perfect Del Mar hotel that meets your needs and budget.

FAQs about hotels in Del Mar

What are the top reviewed hotels in Del Mar?

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego, Hilton San Diego Del Mar and Winners Circle Resort by VRI Americas are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Del Mar?

L'Auberge Del Mar, Fairmont Grand Del Mar and Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa are the top 3 luxury hotels near Del Mar city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Del Mar?

Hilton San Diego Del Mar, Winners Circle Resort by VRI Americas, and L'Auberge Del Mar are the properties closest to Del Mar city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Del Mar cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Del Mar can be as cheap as $79.23 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Del Mar cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Del Mar has been $138.89 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in Del Mar cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Del Mar has been $186.98 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Del Mar?

Winners Circle Resort by VRI Americas, L'Auberge Del Mar and Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Del Mar?

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar, San Diego Marriott Del Mar and Residence Inn San Diego Del Mar are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Del Mar?

Rodeway Inn Encinitas North, Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland and Comfort Inn & Suites Old Town are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Del Mar?

BW Premier Hotel Del Mar and Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Del Mar?

Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, an IHG Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler guest reviews of Del Mar, CA

Below are reviews of the city of Del Mar, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Beautiful & Clean"
Score 4.0 / 5

It's beautiful, clean, lots of outdoor activities available. Shopping and the race track are great too.

Charlene B., from 23-Mar-2022
"Good Proximity to Hospital"
Score 5.0 / 5

Good proximity to hospital.

Eugenio G., from 19-Mar-2022
"Pleasant city"
Score 5.0 / 5

The city is wonderful and ver pleasant to drive around , good restaurants

Samia B., from 09-Oct-2019
"The Village that runs down the main street is beautiful. "
Score 5.0 / 5

The shops give the city a very relaxed feeling. A person can relax and just walk around enjoying the many businesses and restaurants at a leisurely pace.

Barbara R., from 13-Nov-2018
"Great Food!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Phil's BBQ restaurant - delicious!!

Jennifer H., from 04-Feb-2017
"Very Quaint"
Score 4.0 / 5

There is lots to do, especially right by the beach. It is a lovely city.

Unknown U., from 01-Sep-2015
"Beautiful Beach and Local Experience"
Score 5.0 / 5

The walk on the beach was wonderful. The soccer fields at the Polo club were super. The weather was a nice cool temperature. The Italian restaurant recommended by the front desk was superb.

Michael H., from 12-Apr-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Del Mar, CA shown above is 4.7 out of 5 based on 7 reviews
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